Eight-week Intensive Course
Birdie Boone & Matt Repsher
This pot-centric workshop will focus on guiding students toward a personal aesthetic that reflects their own creative motivations. With an eye toward developing strong interactions between form and surface, demonstrations and discussions will include design and construction of minimal forms through wheelthrowing and handbuilding. We’ll also cover pattern development, making simple molds, using slips, carving, and glaze color and surface development. We’ll work primarily with mid-range dark stonewares and electric kiln firing. All levels.
Birdie: Studio artist; teaching: Emory & Henry College (VA), Worcester Center for Crafts (MA), Anderson Ranch (CO), Haystack (ME), Idyllwild Arts (CA); representation: Northern Clay Center (MN); shows: American Pottery Festival (MN), Art of the Pot (TX).
Matt: Studio artist; teaching: Indiana University, University of New Mexico, Pocosin Arts (NC); shows: Smithsonian Craft Show (DC), American Pottery Festival (Minneapolis), Art of the Pot (TX).
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